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Re: install/54010: NetBSD didn't boot after installation
Thank so muchg Martin
I will try again and let you know. The laptop was running on OpenBSD
before. I am not sure if you get my reply to Michael but what I get is
NetBSD MBR boot
Error No Operating system.
I will try your suggestion and report back.
On 24/02/19 09:20, Martin Husemann wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR install/54010; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: install/54010: NetBSD didn't boot after installation
> Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2019 10:16:00 +0100
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 08:05:01AM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> > >Yet after the installation done I couldn't boot the machine. It was giving error boot netbsd and then no operating system available. no matter what I tried to do I just couldn't boot.
> > Can you be a bit more precise about the error messages? A screenshot maybe?
> This sounds like a boot block problem to me, maybe an old existing bootblock
> for another OS was left there (the installer usually asks if you want
> to replace that).
> If you want to nuke everything on the disk anyway, and assuming it is some
> kind of ATA disk showing up as wd0 in NetBSD, you could go to the utility
> menu in the installer, start a shell, and then do:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rwd0d count=100
> CAVEAT: this will destroy all your disk contents!
> Then exit the shell, go back to the main menu and do the installation again.
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